For years, James Cameron’s Titanic was the golden standard by which all American theatrical releases were judged, the magic money maker that no one would ever beat. Then, Cameron himself beat it, with Avatar, and a few years later Star Wars: The Force Awakens rocketed past both of those. Continue reading Black Panther Has Beaten Titanic to Become the Third Highest Grossing US Theatrical Release of All Time
Can you believe it’s about to be 20 years since James Cameron’s Titanic, the highest grossing movie ever, hit the big screen? Some of you reading this haven’t even been alive that long! I digress. RecentlyTitanic star Kate Winslet kept it one hundred with audiences revealing she too believed Rose was cold-blooded in not insisting that Jack climb on to the door with her instead letting him die with the thousands of others who perished because of the ship’s crash. Don’t forget that the movie was based on the real events of the RMS Titanic, which crashed into an iceberg and sank on April 14, 1912. Now a replica ship of the Titanic years in the making is set to sail in 2018.
Before the RMS Titanic plunged into the icy waters of the North Atlantic, passengers aboard the storied passenger ship may have feasted on corned beef, potted shrimp and dumplings, according to an unusual artifact from the doomed ship — a lunch menu dated April 14, 1912, the day before the tragic sinking.